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Data Mining Part 25: Microsoft Visio Add-Ins

In the chapter 18-22 we explained how to work with Microsoft Excel to Access to the Data Mining information. This time, we will explain how to work with Microsoft Visio.   Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2015/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data mining
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Getting Starting with Database Engine Tuning Advisor in SQL Server – Part 1

There are different techniques to optimize the performance of SQL Server queries but wouldn’t it be great if we had some recommendations before we started planning or optimizing queries so that we didn’t have to start from the scratch every time? This is where you can use the Database Engine Tuning Advisor utility to get recommendations based on your workload.  Read more...
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Stairway to Database Source Control Level 3: Working With Others (Centralized Repository)

One of the main purposes of placing a database under source control, alongside the application code, is to allow team collaboration during development projects. The Version Control System (VCS) stores and manages all of the project files, maintaining an audit trail of what changed, and who made the change. Each team member can work on a file, or set of files, and submit their changes to the VCS to make them available to other team members. They can also inspect the VCS to discover recent changes made by other team members.  Read more...
By Dave Green 2015/03/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: SQL Server Hardware

SQL Server Hardware will provide the fundamental knowledge and resources you need to make intelligent decisions about choice, and optimal installation and configuration, of SQL Server hardware, operating system and the SQL Server RDBMS.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/03/04 (first published: 2013/07/24) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: hardware
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Questions About SQL Server Transaction Log You Were Too Shy To Ask

Tony Davis answers 10 surprisingly tricky questions about SQL Server Transaction Log.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/04 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: transaction log
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Data Warehouse to OData to Excel and R

How do you make data available to analysts who want to blend data with R or Power Query tools? Why with OData services.  Read more...
By Benjamin Seidle 2015/03/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: odata
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Reviewing Logical Hard Drive details using T-SQL and OLE Automation Procedures

One of the most important SQL Server DBA tasks is checking logical hard drive details such as the total capacity, free disk space, and used space by the SQL Server data and log files. In this tip we look at a method to view this information in a faster and simpler way.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/03 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: ole automation
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Silicon Valley - DLM Training Workshop – Database Continuous Integration

Learn how to do SQL Server continuous integration at the first in a new series of Database Lifecycle Management Training Workshops, in Silicon Valley on March 27. To celebrate the launch, places for this workshop are free.   Read more...
By Press Release 2015/03/03 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: events
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Are My Problems Caused By Replication?

We frequently need to discover the source of issues with our databases. This article provides information on how to detect replication on a database as a possible source of issues.  Read more...
By Eric Notheisen 2015/03/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: replication
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Checking the Plan Cache Warnings for a SQL Server Database

How often do you check your query plans to see if they contain any warnings? If you're missing them, it means that you're not getting all those hints about missing indexes, join predicates or statistics. Is the query optimiser trying to tell you about implicit conversions? Dennes shows how to view the warnings in plan cache for a particular database using SQL.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/02 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: plan cache
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Preparing a Technical Session Part 3: Writing an Abstract

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By Devin Knight 2015/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Identifying Blocking via Extended Events

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Remove data from tables

By G. C. 2015/03/05 | Category: tsql
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We create two tables on SQL Server 2008 QotD Database:


USE QotD;
GO
CREATE TABLE AAA (SID int NOT NULL identity(1,1), Name varchar(10),
CONSTRAINT PK_AAA PRIMARY KEY CLUSTERED (SID));
GO
CREATE TABLE BBB (TID int NOT...  Read more...
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